I don’t know what kind of flower this is (other than a red one), but I love the fact that the bloom has a backbone.  Indeed, we blossoms are all strong-spined.

Llanhennock, Wales.

Quote of the day: “Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.”  —  Albert Einstein

Daily gratitudes:
The teams of kids in colors today, exploring the historic buildings of LoDo
The white bird on the bare branch, spotlit by the first sun rays this morning
Music tonight
Poetry
My chicken doorstop
Getting to see MKL today